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TVS Jupiter registered 81,326 units in October 2017; marked 22.5% growth compared to same month last year

TVS Jupiter has touched Honda Activa’s record by entering the five bestselling two-wheeler list in October 2017. The scooter registered 81,326 units of sales in last month, compared to 63,014 units sold in same month last year. The scooter marked 22.5% growth and such success helped it to come up at fifth position from ninth position in the top 10 selling two-wheeler list.

Before TVS Jupiter, Honda Activa was the only scooter in India to enter the top five selling two-wheeler list. Interestingly, Jupiter has tasted the success soon after the homegrown brand announced an electric version of the scooter that is currently under development. The Jupiter electric scooter will come powered by a lithium-ion battery that will help it to run up to 50 kilometer. Expect it to be launched by June next year.

Top 10 Two-Wheelers Sold in October 2017

1. Honda Activa259,071
2. Hero Splendor215,631
3. Hero HF Deluxe151,656
4. Hero Passion88,997
5. TVS Jupiter81,326
6. Hero Glamour76,830
7. TVS XL Super75,037
8. Honda CB Shine71,133
9. Bajaj Pulsar64,233
10. Bajaj CT10059,827

Also read: Honda Activa 4G vs TVS Jupiter – Comparison Shootout Review

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TVS Jupiter has consistently found its place in the top 10 selling two-wheelers list, thanks to its urban styling, efficiency and affordability. The scooter is powered by a 109 cc single-cylinder air-cooled engine that is capable of churning out 7.80 bhp of peak power at 7,500 rpm and 8 Nm of peak torque at 5,500 rpm. It comes priced between Rs. 49,766 and Rs. 52,289 (ex-showroom, New Delhi).

Speaking about the other two-wheelers in the top selling list, Honda continues to be at the pole position with its Activa (259,071) range, while the second position is held by Hero Splendor (215,631). Hero HF Deluxe (151,656) and Hero Passion (88,997) are the models positioned at third and fourth position.

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Also read: Honda Activa vs TVS Jupiter Comparison Shootout – Video

Hero Glamour (76,830), TVS XL Super (75,037), Honda CB Shine (71,133), Bajaj Pulsar (64,233) and Bajaj CT100 (59,827) held the rest of the positions from sixth to tenth spot. Two scooters positioned in the list clearly show how the sales of the scooters are increasing in the domestic market.

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Mainak Das
Love for cars and bikes started with collecting die-cast models in childhood. Love to take getaway road trips. Travel fanatic. Apart from being an automobile journalist, I am very passionate about travel photography and story books. I dream to take wild and long road trips to the remotest and furthest corners of the country and beyond.